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Pork Chop Suey

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cup(s)

Makes: 4 Serving(s)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 219

Total Fat: 5g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 370mg

Total Carbohyrdates: 16g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Sugars: 7g

Protein: 28g

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Make this for: Dinner

Category: Beef & Pork

This Recipe Makes: 4 Serving(s)


Using pork tenderloin eliminates the extra trimming of fat and bone. It also makes this a quick and tasty dish. If you like crisp vegetables, simmer for the less amount of time. Recipe courtesy of Quick Healthy Recipes and Ideas, 3rd Edition, Brenda J. Ponichtera, RD, Published by Small Steps Press, a division of the American Diabetes Association.

What you'll need

  • 1 lb boneless pork tenderloin
  • 2 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 cup fat-free broth (Sodium is figured for reduced sodium)
  • 1 tbsp. lite soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. salt (optional)
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp. molasses
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 can (16 ounces) bean sprouts, drained and rinsed, or 1 pound fresh


  • Step 1
    Cut port into 1-inch strips, about 1/4-inch thick. Brown pork in a a large skillet that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Add the next five ingredients, cover, and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • Step 2
    Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix cornstarch, water, molasses, and ginger. Stir into hot mixture and bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thickened.
  • Step 3
    Add bean sprouts and heat thoroughly. Serve over noodles or quick-cooking brown rice.

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Starch: 1/2
  • Non-Starchy Vegetables: 2
  • Meat/Meat Substitutes: Lean: 3